A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
40% Admissions Processing
Ensure an uninterrupted flow of international admissions processing in order to target highest yield
Review educational credentials, financial documents, and English language proficiency for international undergraduate applicants, transfers, guests, DACA, and ELP students
Verify documents for legitimacy, including foreign transcripts, diplomas, financial documents, and English proficiency examinations
Process applications and make admissions decisions utilizing Sunapsis, Banner, and other programs
Perform transfer credit evaluation
Assist with ongoing development of policy and procedures to ensure that international admissions and enrollment are consistent with UM-Flint policies
Run daily Bridging, send out daily admissions emails, print letters, and send occasional ad-hoc emails to students using EMA
Complete daily data clean-up
30% Admissions Counseling
Serve as primary point of contact and customer service representative to prospective students and provide consistent, accurate and timely information about UM-Flint
Interpret and explain university’s admission policies and requirements to prospective international students to help them better understand the application process
Answer inquiries that the Students Ambassadors cannot answer
Support international recruitment efforts to achieve the University’s enrollment goals
20% U.S. Department of Homeland Security Designated School Official (DSO)
As a DSO, create I-20’s for admitted students and mail the I-20 packets as soon as all documents are approved, using systems and protocol in place
Advise and counsel prospects, applicants, and current students on immigration policies and laws
Ensure data entered into Sunapsis is accurate for uploading into SEVIS
Advise international students on academic support resources, academic issues, personal and family adjustment, cultural adjustment, and other issues
Apply knowledge of U.S. immigration regulations to advise individual international students and their dependents
10% Related Responsibilities
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree with more than one year of experience working with international student admissions; experience in counseling with college-bound or college level international student populations; strong intercultural awareness and competence; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work within a team and to work independently; recognizing the importance of time sensitive deadlines and meet the demands of a high pressure office environment; enthusiasm for working with and advocating for a diverse international student body; ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations; demonstrate attention to detail; willingness and ability to travel occasionally; working knowledge of EMAS, Sunapsis, and Banner
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 175137
About University of Michigan - Flint
The University of Michigan-Flint is a comprehensive urban university of diverse learners and scholars committed to advancing our local and global communities. In the University of Michigan tradition, we value excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship; student centeredness; and engaged citizenship. Through personal attention and dedicated faculty and staff, our students become leaders and best in their fields, professions, and communities.